My Favorite Apps to Stay Healthy on Campus

2016-10-07T10:41:27+00:00 Oct 7, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Uncategorized|

Eating, sleeping, and procrastinating. These are a few of the biggest challenges once you come to college. All of the sudden, you have more time on your hands than you’ve ever had before. What do you do with it? After you are finished studying, joining as many extracurricular activities as possible, and hanging out with [...]

The Fourth Lasso

2016-10-07T10:42:36+00:00 Oct 7, 2016|Campus Life, Residence Life and Student Housing|

Before school starts every semester, a program called “Mustang Corral” takes place. This program consists of programming on campus, an excursion in Dallas (touring Dallas Cowboy’s Stadium, taking a Dallas Trolley Tour, doing community service at Bonton Farms, and more), and an overnight program at an off-campus campsite. Every year, I’ve grown to appreciate Mustang [...]

Training for a Dallas Marathon – Staying Active at SMU

2016-10-07T09:55:42+00:00 Oct 5, 2016|Campus Life, General|

I’ve always prioritized living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Whether its playing lacrosse in the Spring or training at the gym in the off-season, I love to sweat it out and keep my body active. This summer however, I decided to switch my routine up and begin training for the BMW Dallas Marathon. In July, I [...]

Raising the Bar from the Ordinary to the Extraordinary

2016-06-07T16:25:42+00:00 Jun 7, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Residence Life and Student Housing, Student Organizations, Uncategorized|

Corral Guides preparing for Corral Kickoff Festivities College is a magical time. Pretty much anyone you meet who has been will say that for a number of different reasons: the classes, the personal development, the freedom, etc. For me, what’s made SMU most magical is the people. When I put down my deposit [...]

Two-Steps Ahead of the Game

2016-05-27T11:13:07+00:00 Apr 28, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas|

Being from California, I was at first unsure of how Texas culture would differ from my own personal experience. However, I came into college knowing that if I wasn’t failing, I wasn’t trying many new things and stretching myself. At first, I auditioned for the a-capella team, Southern Gentlemen. I unfortunately didn’t make the team, [...]

My Visit to the Meadows Museum

2016-05-27T11:25:56+00:00 Apr 28, 2016|Campus Life, Meadows School of the Arts|

Whenever I give a tour to students, I tell them that the Meadows School of the Arts is my favorite building on campus. As a Pre-Med student majoring in Health and Society and minoring in Spanish and Photography, I have an extremely busy schedule. My studies allow me to use both the left and the [...]

#SMUBound

2016-05-27T11:30:28+00:00 Apr 15, 2016|Campus Life|

Summer is rapidly approaching, and I can’t help but reflect upon when I finally made my decision to come to SMU. My father was practically jumping for joy knowing that one of his children decided to attend his alma mater. I, on the other hand was already getting those pre-freshmen nerves beyond belief. My everyday [...]

Rob Lowe at SMU & Other Amazing Speakers

2016-05-27T11:27:22+00:00 Apr 15, 2016|Academics, Campus Life|

The last thing that most students want to do when they get out of class on Tuesday afternoons is get ready to go to another lecture after dinner at 8pm. There is only one exception—one lecture that students (including myself) dress up for, make plans with friends for, and line up to get tickets for [...]

Spreading Smiles into the Special Needs Community

2016-05-27T11:30:48+00:00 Mar 31, 2016|Campus Life|

Every smile, every hug, and every “I love you” reminds me that one individual can have a profound impact on the lives of others. Since my middle school years, I have found great joy in giving back to the special needs community, and some of my best friendships have been built within it. In high [...]

Endless Opportunities on Campus and in the City

2016-05-27T11:33:33+00:00 Feb 25, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Meadows School of the Arts|

It’s Monday, and I’m reminiscing about my weekend, feeling incredibly lucky. Not only did I spend time doing what I love for my major, but I also had an incredible city to experience on my rehearsal breaks! I’m a senior Vocal Performance major, and rehearsals for the opera are in full swing. Next week, I [...]

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